Light Up The Holidays!

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Christmas Lights in North Texas

Prairie Lights in Grand Prairie
There’s nothing like looking at christmas lights to get you into the holiday spirit. And here in North Texas, there are several spectacular displays to visit. So grab yourself a peppermint mocha, some hot chocolate for the kiddos and load up the car for a dazzling experience!


Prairie Lights

With over 4 million lights, this 2 mile display features an optional stop at Christmas town complete with Santa, food, gift shop, magical forest, and indoor laser show. (additional cost for walk-through forest and laser show)

November 24th through January 1st
Sunday – Thursday : 6pm-9pm $25/car
Friday – Saturday : 6pm-10pm $35/car
Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, NYE, New Year’s Day : 6pm-10pm $35/car

Lynn Creek Park
5610 Lake Ridge Parkway
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
http://prairielights.org

Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway

This drive through display features over a million lights and 100 displays; after the show visit Santa’s Village for photos with Santa and more!
Donate an unwrapped toy at the door for a $5 discount

November 24th – December 30th, Open Every Night $25/car
6pm – 10pm

3345 Lone Star Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76177
http://www.tmsgiftoflights.com

Lone Star Christmas at the Gaylord Texan

Now this may not be a drive through light display, although the hotel has over 2 million lights displayed, but is a must-see! This walk-through holiday attraction features 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures and is kept at a chilling 9 degrees(they provide heavy parkas). They offer ice slides, snow tubing and even an Ice Bar for adults.

November 10th – January 1st
See website for pricing and hours

1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, TX 76051
Website



Best Neighborhood Displays:


Deerfield in Plano

This display started out as a friendly competition between neighbors for cash prizes, but they have continued the tradition and now feature charitable causes, like the Children’s Medical Center this year. You can find a recommended driving route on the HOA Page and book a carriage ride through DFW Carriages.

December 1st – December 30th from 7pm-11pm
No fee but they encourage donations to Children’s Medical center, link on their website

Preston Road at Coit Road
Plano, TX 75024
http://www.deerfieldplano.org/page/616~250326/Holiday-Information

Highland Park

The huge homes are beautiful and so are the christmas decorations that are professionally displayed each year. The star of the show is the 140 year-old pecan tree that takes 4 men about a week to decorate with 5,000 lights. You can also book a carriage ride through DFW Carriagesfor this neighborhood.

No Charge
Armstrong Parkway at Preston
Dallas, TX 75205

Interlochen in Arlington

Voted as one of Texas’ best light displays, this year marks the 41st anniversary of the lights. Over 200 homeowners come together to make this display truly memorable.

No Charge
December 16th – December 25th 7pm-11pm

Randol Mills Rd at Westwood
Arlington, TX 76012
https://www.arlington.org/event/interlochen-lights-2016/18225/

Farmers Branch Tour of Lights

Follow the candy cane signs through one of North Texas’ longest animated shows. Featuring over 500,000 lights, the drive ends with Santa Claus himself. Tune in to 107.3 FM during the show for the full experience.

No Charge but $5 donation encouraged
November 25th – December 30th 6:30pm to 9:30pm

I-35 and Valley View Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
http://www.farmersbranch.info/Index.aspx?NID=639


Best Wishes to you and your family for a Wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year!

As always, I appreciate the opportunity to earn your business and your referrals!


Your neighborhood realtor,

Angela Masera